July 03, 2007
A new equine veterinary clinic in Versailles, Ky., will hold its open house Saturday, July 14.
Woodford Equine Hospital, which branched off from Woodford Veterinary Clinic, has completed construction on its surgery suites, indoor working... Read More
July 01, 2007
Leaders in veterinary research and the equine industry should develop policy initiatives that recognize needed changes in the research landscape. Equine medicine remains grossly underfunded. As companion animals, horses receive few government... Read More
June 29, 2007
SmartPak has announced plans for an anniversary celebration at its retail store, which opened its doors on August 1, 2006. The store, located in Natick, Mass., will host special events including free giveaways, raffles, product promotions, and... Read More
June 11, 2007
Firefighters in Plymouth, Wis., used a harness and a tow truck to pull a donkey from an old well Friday after it fell 15 feet. The rescue happened about an hour and a half after the fire department responded to a 10 a.m. call to the home of Francis... Read More
June 02, 2007
Everything changed in an instant for Montague, Mass., horsewoman Olivia "Pinnie" Sears when a horseback riding accident April 11 on the Montague Plains left her facedown on the ground. Sears sustained numerous injuries when her horse, Julio,... Read More
May 22, 2007
Hurricane forecasters expect more tropical storms than normal this season, and "it just takes one to make it a bad year," says Conrad Lautenbacher, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
National Weather Service... Read More
May 15, 2007
The doors are opening to the new, state-of-the-art American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum, and fans of the breed are cordially invited to walk among legends at the grand opening June 9, 2007.
Visitors have the... Read More
April 18, 2007
April 11, 2007
Four industry leaders representing a diverse cross-section of animal agriculture were elected to the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture at the association's annual meeting last week in Sacramento, Calif.... Read More
April 07, 2007
The Magic Valley Horseman's Association is trying to revive equestrian activities in Southern Idaho, and as part of that plan is welcoming all breeds of horses.
That means people with everything from Quarter Horses to Arabians and... Read More
April 07, 2007
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, April 14, for students considering careers in veterinary medicine. Visitors will attend information sessions that will introduce career... Read More
March 31, 2007
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) released a statement March 29 praising a new requirement that jockeys in flat races be required to use only shock-absorbing whips. The Horseracing Regulatory Authority's rule wil... Read More
March 30, 2007
Four misdemeanor charges were dropped against a veterinarian accused of injecting horses with vodka to calm them before races after three witnesses scheduled to testify couldn't be located.
Jay Stewart, DVM, the former president of the Nebraska... Read More
March 26, 2007
A barn fire killed seven horses worth more than $1 million, authorities said.
The fire early Friday (March 23) destroyed the 12-stall barn at Hipp Farm, a division of Clifton Farm, in Lexington. Calhoun Clifton, the 23-year-old daughter... Read More
March 11, 2007
Dover Saddlery has announced that the Grand Opening of its new Charlottesville, Va., store will take place April 13-15. Equestrians are invited to join in the Grand Opening celebration starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Friday,... Read More
March 11, 2007
A reward is being offered for information in the February shooting of a 9-year-old wild stallion in the Cedar Mountain Herd Management Area in Utah, the federal Bureau of Land Management said.
The black stallion, shot in the hip, was in... Read More
March 09, 2007
Animal owners across the nation can thank an excellent veterinarian through a new program offered by Merial Ltd., Morris Animal Foundation, and BowTie, Inc., honoring America's favorite veterinarian through the "Thank Your Vet for... Read More
March 05, 2007
A Columbia Falls, Mont., woman pleaded not guilty to felony charges of aggravated animal cruelty for the starvation deaths of six horses and severe malnourishment of two others.
Tina Pickton, 32, was arrested Feb. 8 after Flathead... Read More
March 04, 2007
NARHA Receives Christopher Reeve Foundation Grant
The Christopher Reeve Foundation (CRF) announced today that the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA) has been awarded a $5,000 Quality of Life grant. The CRF... Read More
February 25, 2007
The parents of a 5-year-old girl killed in a rodeo parade were never told there were age limits for children allowed to ride in the event, the child's grandmother says.
Brielle Boisvert's parents, Tom and Linda Donnell Boisvert, are upset a... Read More
February 21, 2007
Noel Edmonds, president of The British Horse Society, wrote to Indian president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today (Feb. 21) to plead for the release of jailed British horse rider Daniel Robinson.
Robinson, 38, was arrested last October for... Read More
February 17, 2007
February 15, 2007
The fee for grazing livestock on federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service is dropping this year, the BLM announced last week.
Effective March 1, the fee will be $1.35 per animal unit month, down from... Read More
February 04, 2007
The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) has designated February as its fundraising and membership month. The organization hopes to receive funds or pledges totaling $850,000 during the month as well as renew its current memberships of more... Read More
February 02, 2007
Georgia Department of Agriculture staff began removing horses and dogs from a property in Pike County at 10 a.m. this morning out of concern for the animals' health and safety.
The process of removing the animals is continuing. The... Read More